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Ethnography

John D. Brewer
Format
Book
Published
Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2000.
Language
English
Series
Understanding Social Research
ISBN
0335202683 (pb), 0335202691 (hb)
Contents
  • Centrality of method in the social sciences 1
  • What is 'method'? 2
  • What is 'methodology'? 2
  • Debate about methods in the social sciences 4
  • Purpose and outline of this book 6
  • 1 What is ethnography? 10
  • History of ethnography 11
  • Ethnography, sociology and common sense 13
  • 'Big' and 'little' ethnography 17
  • Critiques of ethnography 19
  • 2 Ethnography as method and methodology 27
  • Philosophy of social research 28
  • Natural science model of social research 29
  • Humanistic model of social research 31
  • Methodological bases of ethnography 37
  • Double crisis of ethnography 38
  • Post-postmodern ethnography 48
  • 3 Research process in ethnography 56
  • Research design in ethnography 57
  • Data collection techniques 58
  • Case studies and generalizations 76
  • Other issues of good practice 82
  • 4 Analysis, interpretation and presentation of ethnographic data 104
  • Analysis 106
  • Interpretation 122
  • Reflexivity 126
  • Presentation of ethnographic data 133
  • 5 Uses of ethnography 143
  • Knowledge generation 143
  • Theory-building in ethnography 148
  • Applied ethnographic research 155
  • Conclusion: whither ethnography? 172
  • Globalization and ethnography 174
  • Tradition, identity and Ulster Loyalism 176
  • Global-local nexus 179
  • Local crime management in Belfast 181.
Description
viii, 211 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [194]-206) and index.
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